FAPESP-NWO Workshop on Advanced Instrumentation for Astronomy

The São Paulo Research Foundation, FAPESP, and the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research, NWO, invite you to the

FAPESP-NWO Workshop on Advanced Instrumentation for Astronomy

March, 16th 2015
10:00 to 17:00
Venue: Rua Pio XI, 1500 – Alto da Lapa – São Paulo

The workshop will explore collaboration opportunities among scientists and engineers in São Paulo, Brazil, and in the Netherlands, with a focus on instrumentation research projects for astronomy and cosmology that can contribute to programs supported by FAPESP and NWO.

Registration: www.fapesp.br/eventos/astronomy/registration



Registration and Welcome Coffee


Opening of the Session
Welcome remarks from FAPESP and NWO


The São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP)

Roberto Marcondes

The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO)
Ronald Stark


Initiatives in Astronomy in Brazil and in the Netherlands

Brazil: Laerte Sodré Jr, USP – FAPESP PDF

Netherlands: Koen Kuijken, Leiden University PDF

Q&A (10 mins)


Lunch (restaurants around FAPESP)


Models for Industry-Academy Interaction in Advanced Instrumentation for Astronomy

Brazil: João E. Steiner, USP – FAPESP PDF

Netherlands: Wilfried Boland, NOVA (Netherlands Research School for Astronomy) PDF

Q&A (10 mins)


Coffee break


Advanced Instrumentation for Astronomy: Research Labs, Key Projects, Higher Education and Training


  • Jacques R. D. Lepine, USP – LLAMA Project (Large Latin-American Millimetric Array) PDF
  • Elisabete de Gouveia Dal Pino, USP – CTA (Cherenkov Telescope Array) PDF


  • Overview of NL Optical-IR and ALMA instrumentation programs, including METIS, WEAVE – Wilfried Boland, NOVA PDF
  • EPICS – Christoph Keller, Leiden University PDF
  • MICADO – Ramon Navarro, ASTRON (Netherlands Institute for Radio Astronomy)
  • MOSAIC – Lex Kaper, Anton Pannekoek Institute for Astronomy PDF
  • EHT and BlackGEM – Paul Groot, NOVA (Research School for Astronomy) PDF

Q&A (10 mins)


Close of the day

Event free of charge / Limited registration

Information:  (11) 3838-4362 / vera@fapesp.br

Parking suggestion: Pio Park – Rua Pio XI, 1320  | Tonimar – Rua Jorge Americano, 89

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